In 2022, the Dutch Safety Board published its report on the accident with the Dutch cargo vessel Eemslift Hendrika. In it, three recommendations were made to the ship’s operator, Amasus, to improve safety. Based on Amasus’ response, the Board now concludes...
In April 2021, Dutch cargo vessel Eemslift Hendrika had to be salvaged after azimuth thrusters in the cargo hold had shifted and punctured an anti-heeling tank and ballastwater tanks. An investigation by the Dutch Safety Board has revealed that the lashing system used...
Shifting cargo punctured ballast tanks on board the Eemslift Hendrika after which it developed a list while sailing off Norway. Smit Salvage had to step in to tow the ship to safety. Since April, the ship has been undergoing repairs at Damen Shiprepair Harlingen, but...
Shifting cargo in the Eemslift Hendrika’s hold has caused extensive internal damage, according to a report from the Norwegian Maritime Authority. The Authority has found an indentation of four metres long and several holes in the ship’s ballast tanks....
It’s been all about tugs lately. The Alp Guard and Carlo Magno were deployed to pull the grounded Ever Given free. The Normand Drott brought the Eemslift Hendrika to safety. How powerful are these ships? And how do these stars compare to the strongest tug boats...
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